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Great / Central Synagogue (Nagy Zsinagoga)

Dohany utca 2-8, Budapest 1074, Hungary
+36 1 343 0420
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The world's second-largest synagogue, featuring a room that holds three thousand people, is a center for the large Jewish community of Budapest.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
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Dohany utca 2-8, Budapest 1074, Hungary
District VII / Jewish Quarter
+36 1 343 0420
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having visited Auschwicz last year, we were interested to see the synagogue and hear a little about the history of the Jewish community in Budapest. Our guide was excellent and informative and the synagogue itself was a beautiful building, much of the decoration reminded me...More

Thank Fisiboo
Reviewed 5 days ago

Hundreds of thousands of Hungarians were sent to the chamber during WW2 and the Jewish Ghetto highlights the tragedy. We went and toured the Synagogue during the Israel's prime minister trip, therefore much of the city was blocked off or closing early. The temple was...More

Thank Christina F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We past near this impressive building and had to get in. Price is EUR 13 , not low. The place offer free tour in several languages, the Hebrew guide was very good, provided all the history background and the status today. We were amazed by...More

Thank EyalYek
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice gift shop that sells handmade tablecloths. Huge and beautiful synagogue-lots of history here.Must-do.

Thank DanSap27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! What a beautiful place with such a sad history. Was great to learn about all its history. The interior is truely stunning and breathtaking. The garden and tombstone area was a very humbling experience.

Thank MrECustomer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a nice and unique synagogue. The structure and design is different that any synagogue I have seen. It’s also possible to enter. And to get toured around inside.

Thank SandraMilenaIden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Big and beautiful Synagogue.The entrance is a little expensive (30 euros) but it deserved all the money. Inside you have a guide in many languages who tells you all the story of this monument.

Thank 945alinab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited central Synagogue with children and they have really many questions etc., perfect for their education with many interesting sides of this!

Thank Kroulak
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best buildings in Budapest, with huge sad history. You have to buy ticket in order to come in. There are free guided tours inside in many languages.

Thank Romius99
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is based solely upon a personal stop at this complex. We wanted to see the weeping willow constructed entirely of aluminum which Tony Curtis (an American actor) was responsible for creating in honor of his Hungarian-immigrant father. Upon learning about the $15 USD...More

Thank eelSeattle
District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses
the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and
colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in
an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes
and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic
crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of
the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in
Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly
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26 June 2017|
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Response from Donnayou | Reviewed this property |
Once you are inside, the guide speaks for about 20-30 minutes and the. You are free to look around inside and outside on your own. I would say to allow at least 60-90 minutes.
18 June 2017|
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Response from gericUk | Reviewed this property |
You can organise tickets in advance. It does get pretty crowded but one of the most interesting places to visit!
Bruce B
21 May 2017|
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Response from Linda L | Reviewed this property |
Don't know.